The PHOENIX STORM is a tackle football club in the North Valley committed to the safety, skills and character development of our youth.
NOW - 2023 FALL TACKLE SEASON!
PHOENIX STORM FALL 2023 SEASON
The Phoenix Storm Football Club will field teams at 10U, 11U, 12U and 13U for the Fall, 2023 season. Click here to be taken to the overview of our teams, weights and contact information for our Coaches.
* League Age is player age as of 7/31/23
10U - Closed
11U - Closed
12U - Closed
13U - Closed
NATIONAL YOUTH SPORTS (NYS)
The Phoenix Storm Football Club teams participates in the Arizona National Youth Sports ("NYS") league. The goal of our program is to always seek out quality opponents. NYS' flexible schedule provides those opportunities and challenges including a continuation of long standing rivalries.
Registration with the Phoenix Storm Football Club offers the most comprehensive registration package of any team in the Northeast Valley. Click here for details regarding registration fees, a comparison of our league and benefits. Some highlights are Custom Jersey, Custom Compression shirt, Custom Bag (all kept by the player). Note specifically that the Phoenix Storm requires a white helmet and navy or black facemask prior to participating in any game.
We anticipate finalizing rosters in June, 2023. We are seeking coaches to support or 9U program and depending on demand, we may field multiple teams at 12U and 13U which will require additional coaching support. Please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in joining our program.
Practice: Pre-Season Practice will be held 4-5 nights per week for the 6 weeks prior to the start of the season at either Pinnacle HS, Explorer MS or Wildfire Elementary. Once in season, teams will practice 2 nights per week at Pinnacle High School.
Games: Phoenix Storm home games are played at Pinnacle High School (new field turf being installed this summer). We participate in National Youth Sports. National Youth Sports projects an 8 game season including playoffs beginning Mid September.
Registration Opens - February 28th
Onsite Fitting - June 11th
First Practice - July 31st
First Game - September 9th
Championships - November 18th
Registering your athlete to play Phoenix Storm football is not a guarantee that he or she will be placed on a Storm team, or otherwise obtain a roster spot. Once the online registration is complete, the Tryout Tryout (unless otherwise notified) will be our player evaluation/tryout to assess your athlete’s skill level. Based on his/her skill level and the needs of the available Storm teams, your athlete may or may not be offered a roster spot. In the event that your athlete does not obtain a roster spot on a Storm team, you will receive a 100% refund of any registration fee, less a 3.9% processing fee if you registered for a team that is identified as Unavailable We anticipate finalizing teams by the end of June.
If you have questions about the program, please email us at email@example.com.
PHOENIX STORM CHEER
PHOENIX STORM CHEER IS BACK!
We are excited to have you join us in our 2nd season of cheering on the Storm football teams, training cheerleaders in cheer technique, spirit, tumbling, stunting, dancing and FUN! This program is for cheerleaders 1st grade to 6th grade and will have the opportunity to have cheer, tumbling, stunting and dancing classes taught at Centrestage Dance Studio located in the Scottsdale airpark. These cheerleaders will grow in self esteem, team building, cheer, tumbling and dance skills, flexibility and confidence.
We are excited to welcome you to be CENTER STAGE with STORM CHEER!
Practices will start Monday, August 7th and go through the end of the fall Storm football season. They will be held on Mondays from 3:45-5:15pm and include learning chants for games, dances for half time shows at games, tumbling and stunting. Practice location will be Centrestage Dance Studio located at
7399 E. Tierra Buena Lane, Suite 102
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
We will cheer at the 10am Storm football games that are held at Pinnacle High School starting September 9th (approximately 7 games). This will give us time to practice and let the weather cool down before we strut our stuff!
Cost for the Storm cheer program will be $200
Please see the Schedule & Forms Section of the website for additional uniform cost. Returning cheerleaders will need to only order the new bow and any items they need replaced or outgrew.
New cheerleaders will need to purchase all uniform pieces.
For questions, please email Jenny Sumner at firstname.lastname@example.org
Email email@example.com for Cheer questions and www.centrestagedancestudio.com for more information about Centre Stage.
The strength of our program is the quality of our coaches and the support we provide to ensure they are ready for the season.
We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2020 season for all divisions. Click the button above for the Coaches Application and email our Coaching Coordinator Ken Smerz at
Thanks for your interest in Storm Football
CHECK BACK IN SPRING 2024!
(EMAIL us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to our Clinic Communications)
STORM SPRING CLINIC AND COMBINE (7YR TO 15YR OLDS)
WHAT : Join us for our annual 3 session Football Clinic designed to
prepare your boys for a successful fall tackle football season and provide players
new to tackle football or our program an important introduction to our Storm coaches
and returning players.
The clinic focuses on football fundamentals, agility drills and an approach designed to expose the participants to ALL positions, while providing skill specific instruction
for the more advanced player and includes the Speed & Strength University Combine
The clinic is a non-contact drill based camp, so no helmets or pads will be required
(mouthpieces recommended). The clinics are led by Pinnacle High School
coaches. Each skills session is facilitated with the assistance of former college
football players and current Storm football coaches.
WHEN: Sundays - April, 2024
TIME: 5:00PM - 8:00PM
WHERE: Pinnacle High School (Varsity Field)
3535 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85050
NOTES Shorts, Athletic shoes or rubber cleats, water, mouthpiece (optional)
STORM/SPEED & STRENGTH U COMBINE
WHAT: Speed & Strength U brings their expertise to the Storm and facilitate the Combine.
Knowing where your skills stack up is one of the key ways to improve anything -
especially an athlete's performance. This one day event offers athletes an
opportunity to see how they compare with their peers and identify areas for
The combine includes:
* Fusion sport laser and hand held 40 yard dash
* Pro agility drill (5-10-5)
* Hand held three cone drill (L-drill)
* Standing broad jump
* Vertical jump
* 60 Yard Endurance Agility Test
* Hard copy of results same day
* Results posted on Phoenix Storm website
WHEN: April 23rd
TIME: 5:00PM - 8:00PM
WHERE: Pinnacle High School (Varsity Field)
3535 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85050
COST: Included with Clinic ($40 Value)
Click Here to learn more about our newest team Captain and his journey to gridiron glory.
NYS PLAYOFFS - CHAMPIONSHIPS
UPDATE - 10U, 11U CAPTURE NYS CHAMPIONSHIPS!
Congratulations to our 10U and 11U teams led by Coach Reid and Coach Ahlstrom on their hard fought wins. Both teams demonstrated focus and an ability to overcome adversity to secure their first of we are sure many Championships. Coach Powell's 12U and Coach Krewson's 13U team fell short in their first foray into unweighted football. Each team managed the transition well and over performed, finishing runner up in the very competitive D1.
7 STORM TEAMS ADVANCE TO NYS SEMI-FINALS AND 4 MARCH ON TO CHAMPIONSHIP SATURDAY.
Building on the success of 2021 that saw 3 Storm teams capture NYS Championships, 4 of our Storm teams play on November 19th to cap of fantastic seasons with Championships.
13U Storm Navy vs 13U Elite Bears - 10am McClintock High School. Coach Krewson seeking his second straight NYS Championship, advancing to the Championship game with a dominating win over the WV Spartans.
12U Storm Navy vs 12U Chandler Lobos - 2pm Mountain View HS. In a rematch of last years' 11U Championship, Coach Powell leads his undefeated team to Mesa. 12U Storm Navy advanced after a hard fought semi-final against the 12U Storm Silver.
10U Storm vs 10U Elite Stars - 2pm Pinnacle High School. The top seed in D2 defeated the Canyon View Jr Jaguars in the semi-final and Coach Reid has his 5-2 squad ready for the 10U Elite Stars
11U Storm vs 11U Raiders AZ - 4pm Pinnacle High School. Another top seed in D2, 11U Storm have cut their teeth on a primarily D1 schedule in 2022 with increasing success. The Anthem Jaguars provided a good challenge for the Storm 11U in the semi-final, prepping them for a Raiders team on the rise.
NYS PLAYOFFS - ARCHIVE
CONGRATULATIONS TO COACH POWELL, COACH KREWSON AND COACH LEWIS ON THEIR 2021 NYS CHAMPIONSHIPS.
We applaud all of our players, coaches and parents who made the 2021 season a success, which included 5 of our 8 teams making it to their Championship games.
STORM CLAIM 3 NYS STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS!
The 11U Storm, led by Coach Erik Powell cruised to their second straight D1 Championship defeating the Chandler Lobos in the Championship game. The team finished at 8-1, avenging their only loss on the season by defeating the Lobos twice in the playoffs.
Coach Krewson's 12U Storm team equaled the task by settling the score with the Scottsdale Firebirds, winning their D1 Championship game and ending the season at 8-1. The game was broadcast live on YouTube by Varsity Sports and can be replayed here: 2021 12U Championship
Coach Ron Lewis earned a second straight NYS Championship, this time leading the 13U unweighted Storm team to the D2 Championship. The team overcame adversity throughout the season with their "next man up" mentality and demonstrated their improvement by crushing the Yuma Coyotes in the Championship.
Storm Players Taking Talents to the Next Level
The Storm program emphasizes development of individual character, skills and leadership with emphasis on the team-first mentality in order to prepare our scholar-athletes for the high school football experience. With hundreds of players positively impacting their high school teams, schools and communities we celebrate them and today, those who have chosen to continue their football careers at the college level. Congratulations!
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Phoenix Storm Team Store
Parents and Supporters of the Phoenix Storm can now purchase fan gear directly from our website. Click Here to visit the Official Team Store of the Phoenix Storm and thank you for your support!